Ronald Darby, a 5'11" 176-pound defensive back from Maryland, is all set to announce his college destination on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU. Darby, a former Notre Dame commitment, is expected to choose between the Irish, Florida State, Clemson and Auburn.
SB Nation's national recruiting analyst, Bud Elliott, says that Florida State's track program could prove a trump card in the quest for the speedster's services:
Darby is perhaps the second fastest recruit in this recruiting cycle. The fastest, of course, is Florida State's Marvin Bracy; an Olympic hopeful. Bracy heavily recrutied Darby during the Under Armour All-America Game, and persuaded him to visit Florida State. Florida State's track program is thought to be a major attraction to Darby. None of his other three finalists have an elite track program.
Darby is a 4-star recruit as rated by Rivals.com, and the No. 68 prospect in the class of 2012.
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